Monthly Archives: December 2016

The best Christmas dishes and drinks in Italy

Being the home of pizza, pasta and fine wines, Italy is widely – and for good reason – regarded as a culinary hotspot with export hits going around the world. But what about the Christmas cuisine? Europe’s boot welcomes its … Continue reading

The Neapolitan nativity set

According to legend, Saint Francis of Assisi asked a man called Giovanni Vellita to build the first nativity set in the 13th century. This holy scene served as backdrop for his Christmas mass. Nativity sets had already spread all over … Continue reading